A rare and remarkable book that follows one
artist’s journey to document
Louisiana’s oldest live oak trees,
before they are lost and forgotten. 

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The Book

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Quercus Louisiana is an homage to Louisiana’s historic live oaks and an appeal for their recognition and protection as a cultural, historic, and ecological treasure for Louisiana.

The Author


William Guion has photographed the live oak trees of Louisiana for more than thirty years. His “oak portraits” reveal the majestic and mystical qualities of this iconic tree – a much-loved symbol of Louisiana’s culture and people.


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Own a beautiful signed copy of this hard-cover book or give it as a memorable gift to family, friends, or clients. Or, you may order a book paired with a limited-edition fine-art print of your favorite oak image from the book.